Local Camps

VAN BUREN JUNIORS TENNIS — June 3-July 9 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday each week), 8-10 a.m. at the VAn Buren Tennis Courts. Each clinic is for one week, campers can participate for more than one week. Cost is $25 per week. Contact Brandy Mosby, bmosby@vbsd.us or Dee Cox, dcoxtennis@yahoo.com, 221-3348.

POINTER BASKETBALL — June 4-6, Clair Bates Arena. Two sessions: Grades 2nd-5th, 8-11 a.m.; Grades 6-9, 12-3 p.m. Contact 471-4006 for additional information and to sign up.

POINTER WRESTLING — June 4-6, VB Freshman Academy, Auxillary Gym. Two sessions: Grades K-6, 8:30-11 a.m.; Grades 7-12, 1-3 p.m. Cost is $25. T-shirts for all students on last day of camp. Contact Adam Pendergrass, apendergrass@vbsd.us.

LADY POINTER BASKETBALL — June 10-12, 9 a.m.-noon at Clair Bates Arena. The camp will be for girls going into 3rd-9th grade. T-shirts will be given to each player who attends camp. Cost is $40. Camp form (with t-shirt size) is due with a $20 deposit by May 15. For more information, contact Merrill Mankin at 479-629-8776 and Richie Burks at 479-353-0153.

LADY POINTER SOFTBALL — June 10-12, 4-5:30 p.m. at VBHS Softball Field. For those who participate in 8U to 14U divisions. Cost is $40. Team discount (if eight or more from the same summer team), $30. $50 day of camp. Contact VBHS coach Andy Williams to sign up or additional information.

POINTER FOOTBALL — July 15-18 and July 22-25. For grades 3-5, 9-10 a.m. Cost is $25. Note: 6th and 7th grades start lifting July 8, contact school coaches.

You can also contact Cheryl Gatling, 474-6821, Ext. 5018 or email, cgatling@vbsd.us for additional information or questions on any of the Van Buren camps.


WRESTLING — Takedown clinic with four-time NCAA champion, Pat Smith. June 8. Arkansas Wrestling Academy (Little Rock). Sign up at the door (begins at 8:30 a.m.) Three sessions: 9:30-11 a.m.; 12-1:30 p.m.; 2:30-4 p.m. Cost is $60 per athlete or coach.

UAFS Camps

Camp applications for the following are available at the athletics administrative office (Stubblefield Center) or online at www.uafortsmithlions.com.

Baseball — Three individual camps for ages 6-12 at Crowder Field. Session I: June 3-5; Session II: June 10-12; Session III: June 17-19. Each session will be 9 a.m.-noon. Campers should bring own gloves, bats and hats. Cost $80, includes camp T-shirt.

Volleyball — Individual camp on June 17-19 at Stubblefield Center. Two sessions each day, grades K-7, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 8-12, 1-4 p.m. Cost is $80.

Men’s Basketball — Individual skills camp for those entering grades 1-9. Session I: June 12-14, 9 a.m.-noon. Session II: July 15-17, 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is $80 per camper, includes camp T-shirt.

Men’s Basketball — Elite camp for those entering grades 6-12, June 25-26 at Stubblefield Center. The camp is 6-8:30 p.m. on June 25 and 8:30-11 a.m. on June 26. Cost is $80 for overnight campers. Includes 2 meals, housing and T-shirt and $50 for commuter campers, includes T-shirt.

Men’s Basketball — Shooting camp for those entering grades 3-12, Aug. 1-2, 9 a.m.-noon each day. Cost is $60, includes T-shirt.

Email your sports calendar items to gmitchell@pressargus.com (Put "Sports Calendar" in the subject line); call, Monday-Friday (8 a.m.-3 p.m.), 479-474-5215; fax 479-471-5607; snail mail, Press Argus-Courier Sports, P.O. Box 369, Van Buren, AR, 72957.